The Burnham Plan Centennial - Bold Plans, Big Dreams

Program Partners


Claretian Associates builds community within the culturally diverse neighborhood of South Chicago by working with community leaders, residents, and organizations to provide affordable housing and related services for low- and moderate-income people, build resident-based leadership, and serve as a catalyst in creating innovative solutions to community problems.

South Chicago is one of six Chicago neighborhoods participating in the Burnham Plan Centennial Bold Plans. Big Dreams Community Showcase Tours program,

For a downloadable copy of the From Pollution to Solution:  LEEDing the way in the Midwest tour brochure click here.

For an audio tour click here.

Partner Category: Neighborhood or Community Development Organization

Centennial Activities

Saturday, May 16, 2009 9:00am to 4:00pm

Great Chicago Places and Spaces Festival

City of Chicago

Chicago opens its doors during 11th annual Great Chicago Places and Spaces (GCPS) on May 16, 2009. For one day, the City of Chicago collaborates with architects, designers and community leaders on more than 100 free tours. The event, a program of the Mayor's Office of Special Events, was created to reflect Chicago's great architectural heritage as well as showcase "off limits" places and spaces. [MORE]

Saturday, May 9, 2009 9:00am to 2:00pm

2nd Annual Green Summit: Steel Town to Green Town

Claretian Associates, Inc. (South Chicago NCP)

Learning to live green on the Southeast Side will be the focus of the 2nd Annual 10th Ward Green Summit. This year attendees can learn about greening efforts such as new affordable, energy-efficient homes, roof gardens, community gardens, solar-operated trash collectors, and restoration of Hegewisch Marsh, the future site of the Ford Environmnetal Education Center. [MORE]

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 6:00pm to 7:30pm

South Chicago Celebrates the Burnham Plan

Chicago Public Library

Join a special South Chicago Advisory Committee meeting for a celebration of the Plan of Chicago and what Daniel Burnham’s legacy means to this evolving community. Hear from speakers on how the Plan is still being implemented today for the betterment of South Chicago and learn about the latest community plans and improvements from local advocates—including Angela Hurlock of Claretian Associates.

A part of the citywide One Book, One Chicago program [MORE]

Claretian Associates, Inc. (South Chicago NCP)

Website: http://www.claretianassociat...

Claretian Associates, Inc.
9108 South Brandon Avenue
Chicago, IL 60617
773.734.9221 (fax)
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Contact: Jackie Samuel New Communities Program Director
Claretian Associates
773.734.9181 or jackies@claretianassociates.or

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